Milford Art Ramble

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By Anne Jenkins

 

Think Local! Try to visit all Milford artists – it’s a guaranteed cheer-up to view art on a winter’s day. Remember – the artists live in Milford, work in Milford and what they sell in their galleries and studios is made right here in Milford. Be sure to tell everyone, in and out of state, about us – they can find us all on one website highlighting our year-round, self-guided studio & art tour at http://artramble.com.

“From Italy, with Love”  – in honor of Valentine’s Day, the Dover Art League hosts an exhibition of watercolors & photographs by Milford artists, Rosemary & Bob Connelly of Live Cheap & Make Art Studios. The opening reception will be held Friday., February 3, from 5-7pm. The Connelly’s will discuss the 2 years they lived in Italy along with a digital slide presentation. The show runs through February 29. Dover Art League is located at 21 Lockerman St., Dover, DE. Info call 302-674-0402

Milford artist Anne Jenkins gives a presentation on The Vukuzakhe Art Project, and The Bag of Hope, to the Jaycees Dover Chapter on Monday, February 13. Meeting starts at 6:00pm at Fraizer’s on the Waterfront at 9 E. Loockerman St. in Dover. The building is to the right of the new library & post office, and the restaurant is on the bottom floor, meeting room is on the left. The Jaycees are The U.S. Junior Chamber Emerging Young Professionals group. Call Rachel Dunning (302) 670-7666 for more information.

Here’s a brief round up of what’s on in your artistic community. Enjoy the music, the dance, the sculptures, pottery, the paintings and the yummy culinary arts right here in your hometown.

Angelucci Studios & Artists’ Gallery: 4 Park Ave. for information call (302) 422-4533  www.angeluccifinewood-stainedglass.blogspot. com

Anne Jenkins Art Gallery: 127 NW Front St. new series “The Vukuzakhe Project” – an art collaboration between artist Anne Jenkins and an AIDS orphans support group in South Africa is underway – stop by and find out more about this fascinating project. Open Thu-Sat or just call ahead?(302) 393-6629 www.annejenkinsart.com

Live Cheap & Make Art Studios: February 5, 10am-3pm – Watercolor Journaling and Pottery Session with Kaylpso Pottery. Limited to 8 participants. $65 includes lunch. www.kalypsopottery.com. email Rosemary at rosemary@livecheapmakeart.com and send your check to Rosemary Connelly, 107 Barksdale Ct, Milford, DE 19963 by Feb 1 to save your spot! see website http://livecheapmakeart.com

Milford Community Band: check schedule, go to their website http://milfordcommunityband.org or call Joe Lear at (302) 422-6304

Mispillion Art League Gallery: 5 N. Walnut St., Show  “A Blizzard of Art” to February 25 and special feature, “A Show Within a Show” Feb. 15-25 in conjunction with Black History Month. Gallery Reception Fri, Feb. 17 for combined show. Third Thursday event and workshop info, check website. (302) 430-7646 Open Wed-Sat. www.mispillion.org

The Music School of Delaware, Milford branch: 10 South Walnut Street. Performances: Saturday,  February 4, 12:30pm – 4:30pm Student performances. Sunday, February 5, 1:00pm – 3:30pm regionally recognized Suzuki Academy showcases its violin students in solo performances. All recitals are free and open to the public. For information. (302) 422-2043.

The Victorian Lady: 112 NW Front Street. Hours at the tea room will be scaled back for a few weeks while Jeff recovers from major surgery. Please call (302) 424-8272  well ahead of time to see what schedule Kay is running. We wish Jeff a speedy recovery.

Thanks for supporting the arts! Call me, or e-mail me with art news: anne@annejenkinsart.com